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In some cases, soot â€“ the fine, black carbon silt that is released from stoves, cars and manufacturing plants â€“ can pack more of a climatic punch than greenhouse gases.
Black carbon (BC) and tropospheric ozone (O3) are harmful air pollutants that also contribute to climate change.
An assessment report to be released this week by the United Nations Environment Program and the World Meteorological Organization shows that reducing emissions of two common air pollutants -- black carbon and gases integral to the production of ground-level ozone -- could slow the rate of climate change markedly over the next half-century.
Climatologists have known for decades that airborne particles called aerosols can have a powerful impact on the climate.
A new analysis of sulfur emissions appearing in the journal Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics shows that after declining for a decade, worldwide emissions rose again in 2000 due largely to international shipping and a growing Chinese economy.
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SACRAMENTO, Calif., Jan. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Solar Cookers International will exhibit solar cookers from around the world that are being used to prepare food and safe drinking water.
Cooking shouldnâ€™t kill, but for many women and families around the world it does New York, NY (Vocus) December 23, 2010 The Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves - a partnership of governments, non-profit organizations, United Nations agencies, and the private sector working together to create a thriving global market for clean and efficient household cooking solutions - appeared on The Martha Stewart Show (12/22) to inform Stewartâ€™s vast audience about the dangers posed by...
Though the massive glaciers of the greater Himalayan region are retreating slowly, development agencies can take steps now to help the region's communities prepare for the many ways glacier melt is expected to impact their lives, according to a new report.
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